A guide for family, friends and carers of people who have had a stroke, from the Stroke Association. Packed with information about the emotional impact of stroke, rehabilitation and recovery, and the support available to carers.
UK Early Researcher Award for Mrs Jane Horne, Stroke Association Postgraduate Fellow
‘Supported self-management’ is the help and support offered to stroke survivors and their families after they have left hospital. This research will look at what does and doesn’t work to help stroke survivors and their families to self-manage.
Stroke survivors and healthcare professionals have identified problems with thinking and mood after stroke as some of the most important issues faced after a stroke. This Lectureship aims to test treatments to help stroke survivors with their cognitive (thinking) difficulties.
Non-invasive brain stimulation may help re-learning of movement after stroke
Physiotherapy is used to help with movement problems after a stroke, such as weakness or paralysis. This guide explains how physiotherapy can help you learn to
move and get around. It can help you learn to use your arm and hand in everyday activities as much as possible.
The purpose of this research is to adapt an existing group psychological support course to make it suitable for stroke.
In this edition, we focus on the benefits of hobbies to stroke recovery. We also look at the latest research to reduce post-stroke disability and provide tips for finding a care home that's right for you.
Comparing two treatment strategies in patients with visual problems after stroke
Our Life After Stroke Services are designed to provide the right support at the right time to ensure every stroke survivor makes the best possible recovery. Find out how you can commission our services in your area.